Coastal home décor accents and accessories exemplify summer centric chic, centric if you will to the we’ve been having fun all summer long style reflecting the elements of a relaxing day or evening at the beach.
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Casual Coastal Vibes
Amelle Cream Raffia 4 Drawer Accent Chest
In this sea escape scenario the following host of words characterize casual coastal vibes.
Madison Park Eliana Natural 2 -Door Accent CabinetFriendly.
Metal Round Leaf Frame Wall Mirror
Include rich neutrals, warm tones, sleek lines and sophisticated presence and that’s exactly the vibe and the look we’re going for.
Wonders of the Sea White Wash 2-Door Cabinet
Continuing as a favorite to source, the Ashlyn Round Wall Mirror reminds me of ruffles of ocean waves.
A&B Home Ashlyn 16-Inch Round Wall Mirror in Gold
There is wall mirrors, and then there is wall mirrors.
Emeka Hand Carved Wood Leaning Floor Mirror
San Pacific International Octopus Vanity Mirror
Coastal home décor accents and accessories in earth tones of neutral, blue, green, gold, pink, brown and greige borrow from sea and sky.
Color and light have quite the influence on each other.
Photographers definitely can attest to it, and I know several decoristas who will testify to it as well.
Nature’s light show of morning, noon, and night has a way of adjusting colors to deepen and/or soften.
If thrown by what coastal colors to select, remember this little ditty:
Look to the coastal sky and sea for inspiration as to what your color palette will be.
Briarhill Bone-Inlay Wall Mirror, Teak/Ivory
iCanvas “Roseate Spoonbill by Natural History Museum (UK)
Antique pieces create contrast and infuse character into the space.
William IV Mahogany Bow Front Chest of Drawers
The mix and the mingle of antiques with new traditional and modern decorating styles layers a space with character, amplifies the charm quotient, creates contrast, and promotes focal point magic.
3-Drawers Bilson Natural with Gold Base Rattan Cabinet
Layering builds upon the décor style central theme and can be strikingly accomplished through the introduction of pattern and texture to the space.
Coastal 26″ Fabric Pebble Accent Chair
Rattan and wicker pieces fall under the category of classic coastal home décor furnishings done right.
Elle Decor – Photography by Thomas Loof
White Contemporary Unique Coastal Mirror
Houzz – Photography by Emily Followill
Kayla 6-light Mystic Sand Chandelier
Clearfield Swoop Arm Dining Chair – Threshold™ designed with Studio McGee
To all chic and stylish accents there is a season, but you don’t have to buy in to locking your decorative items into a particular season.
Dried Palm Leaves, set of 5 (now on clearance)
Coastal home décor steps into the spotlight in the spring through summer season, but is never out of season to the legions of decoristas who realize and embrace this perennial favorite decorating style.
April Silver Queen Dried Bouquet 8″ by Leanne Ford
Martha Stewart Elmcrest Natural Dining Table
Antiques partner beautifully with traditional and new-traditional pieces and patinas.
Antique Country French Provincial Drop Leaf Oak Dining Table
Juxtaposition is always in my bag of focal point tricks as it has the decorative power to immediately catch the eye.
Rutherford Woven Rush Dining Side Chair
Cadence Distressed Soft Brown 60 in. 4-Door Credenza
New England Home – Photography by Matt Kisiday
Check out consignment shops, estate sales, vintage sites for focal point coastal home décor pieces.
New and vintage mid-century furniture is on-trend, and this pretzel rattan chair is a wonderful example of a classic design and style befitting a coastal castle.
If you think about it, oceans and seas share the commonalities of form, color, layers, balance, and flow with interior design and decorating.
Coastal Outdoor Sofa, Lounge Chair
Uttermost Zade Warm Grey Table Lamp
2-Drawer Kaylee’s Garden Grey and White Accent Chest
Aged Wood Beaded 6-Light Candle Chandelier
Entryways are the gateway to the house of style.
Brown Contemporary Teak Wood Console Table
Natural elements and neutral beauties delineate the colors, textures, and patterns associated with sand and sea.
Akane Shell Geometric 19-inch End Table
Maharaja Sandblasted White Wood Hand-Carved Arm Chair
Island Retreat – At Home in Arkansas
When you search and source to no avail and still come up empty handed it’s time for a creative interpretation.
6-Light Candle Style Wagon Wheel Chandelier
The Chatelet extendable trestle dining table offers European appeal in farm to coastal detail.
Hardwood solids paired with pecan, walnut and maple veneers replicate a provincial patina, making this a dining table contender for the casual yet elegant coastal dining room.
Antique English Oak Jacobean Style Oval Barley Twist Dining Table
If old-world charm appeals to your decorating style, go all in with an antique English barley twist dining table.
Silver Aluminum Coastal Decorative Bowl
Acroma 16 Light 40In Modern Farmhouse Wagon Wheel Chandelier
Wooden Round Dining Table in Antique Black Finish
Salento 8-Light Vintage Copper Chandelier
The combination of a rich dark patina and a slipcovered, natural wicker or a rattan dining chair is striking.
Dining Deco Bacall Ivory Slip Cover Dining Chair
Contrast works the space.
24 – Light Candle Style Wagon Wheel Chandelier
SAFAVIEH Erika Rattan Accent Chair with Cushion (Set of 2)
Gray Wicker Outdoor Patio Captain Dining Chair
Cape Hatteras Woven Kubu Armchair with Linen Cushions
Wood Beaded 6-Light Candle Chandelier
Magnolia Home Holloway Rug – Navy and Ivory
Beige Faux Bamboo Hollywood Regency Coastal Furniture
Madison Park Chandler Silver 2 Door Abstract Modern Accent Chest
Hallstatt Navy Accent Am Chair with Wood Base
Designart Great Wave Upholstered Accent Chair
Coastal Inspired Cocktails, Anyone?
The beach-ocean-seaside cocktail hour is set to coastal style for the it’s five o’clock somewhere crowd.
Warm breezes, cool drinks, and crystal clear waters feed the soul and inspire the coastal home décor decorating mind.
Margie 22″ Bohemian Rustic Iron LED Table Lamp by JONATHAN Y
Dress a cart or cabinet top with a table lamp, eye-catching decorative accent or art piece.
Round Manmade Outdoor Wicker Tray – Threshold™ with Studio McGee
Decorative shells and figural vases make perfect toothpick and cocktail stirrer holders.
Coastal Style Carts & Cabinets
Handmade Rattan 2-Tier Bar Cart on Casters with Glass Top and ShelfCabinets and carts house a coastal collection of beverage station necessities for creating cool and refreshing libations.
Bamboo Rolling Wine Buffet Kitchen Living Room Bar Serving Cart
Coastal Style Accents
An entryway console table becomes the perfect piece to decorate with coastal accents.
The Seashell Maiden Mermaid Wall Sculpture
Silver Aluminum Coastal Serving Bowl
Seashells typify coastal areas, and a striking display of gathered shells from the shore or from the shelf housed in a decorative bowl or urn planter in coastal home décor fashion draws the eye.
Finley 56 in. Blue Credenza with 2 Doors and 4 DrawersShe, he, we decorate(s) with seashells found on the seashore or the local craft and hobby store. So sea chic!
Danna Weathered Antique Ceramic Garden Urn
Classic coastal style is here to stay.
It transcends a passing trend and consistently ranks as one of the most popular interior design styles.
Tasteful and timeless coastal home décor accents and accessories accentuate the casual, comfortable, fun, elegance, and seaside sophistication associated with classic coastal style.